Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 63 140
Rank change year-on-year -21 +77 -70
Contract jobs citing MySQL 114 134 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.33% 3.11% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.84% 15.24% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 98 49
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £188 £262 £212
90th Percentile £535 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £27.16 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -36.09% +0.59% +103.61%

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 888 879 1,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.17% 20.41% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 536 780
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £276 £259 £281
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.50 £28.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.81% +41.25% +10.25%
10th Percentile £15.40 £16.28 £14.80
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.38 £26.65
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £32.20
% change year-on-year +23.89% -12.27% +28.80%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -24 32 £438 -0.46% 23
Warwickshire +15 27 £319 +82.14% 7
Staffordshire -10 11 £350 +4.48% 8
Shropshire -22 10 £450 +16.13% 10
Coventry -15 8 £438 -16.67% 4
Solihull 0 6 £350 +7.69% 4
Worcestershire -4 5 £338 - 12
Wolverhampton +1 1 £188 -51.61% 2
Herefordshire -11 1 £325 +4.00% 2
Dudley - 1 £313 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 61 (53.51%) PHP
2 46 (40.35%) HTML
3 43 (37.72%) CSS
4 35 (30.70%) JavaScript
5 28 (24.56%) HTML5
5 28 (24.56%) AngularJS
6 27 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (23.68%) Oracle
6 27 (23.68%) Linux
7 25 (21.93%) Python
8 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (19.30%) Node.js
9 22 (19.30%) CSS3
10 21 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
11 20 (17.54%) Web Services
11 20 (17.54%) Git (software)
12 19 (16.67%) Laravel
13 17 (14.91%) Oracle Database
14 16 (14.04%) DevOps
14 16 (14.04%) Windows
14 16 (14.04%) Java
15 15 (13.16%) LAMP
15 15 (13.16%) MongoDB
16 14 (12.28%) RESTful
16 14 (12.28%) SQL
17 13 (11.40%) Scrum
17 13 (11.40%) Ajax
17 13 (11.40%) JIRA
17 13 (11.40%) QA

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.89%) Apache
1 9 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.26%) Confluence
3 6 (5.26%) JBoss
4 4 (3.51%) CMS
4 4 (3.51%) IIS
4 4 (3.51%) WordPress
5 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.75%) Drupal
6 2 (1.75%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.75%) nginx
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.88%) Liferay
7 1 (0.88%) Moodle
7 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.88%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
1 1 (0.88%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.89%) SaaS
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.63%) Serverless
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.88%) GitHub
6 1 (0.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Linode
6 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Route 53
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) HTTP
2 4 (3.51%) DNS
2 4 (3.51%) Internet
2 4 (3.51%) SSL
3 3 (2.63%) Firewall
3 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.88%) DHCP
5 1 (0.88%) SSH
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
1 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.91%) Oracle Database
3 15 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 12 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.14%) Riak
6 6 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.26%) Redis
7 5 (4.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.75%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.88%) Big Data
9 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.40%) JIRA
3 12 (10.53%) Selenium
4 11 (9.65%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.89%) Jasmine
6 8 (7.02%) Subversion
7 7 (6.14%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.51%) Maven
8 4 (3.51%) Mocha
9 3 (2.63%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.75%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.88%) Gradle
11 1 (0.88%) Grunt
11 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (5.26%) Marketing
2 4 (3.51%) Persian Language
3 3 (2.63%) Automotive
3 3 (2.63%) Finance
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (55.26%) Developer
2 31 (27.19%) PHP Developer
3 12 (10.53%) Architect
4 9 (7.89%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 9 (7.89%) Python Developer
5 7 (6.14%) DBA
5 7 (6.14%) Production DBA
5 7 (6.14%) Tester
6 6 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Administrator
7 5 (4.39%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.51%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.63%) AWS Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.35%) HTML
2 43 (37.72%) CSS
3 28 (24.56%) AngularJS
3 28 (24.56%) HTML5
4 22 (19.30%) CSS3
4 22 (19.30%) Node.js
5 20 (17.54%) Web Services
6 19 (16.67%) Laravel
7 15 (13.16%) LAMP
8 14 (12.28%) RESTful
9 13 (11.40%) Ajax
10 12 (10.53%) jQuery
11 10 (8.77%) REST
11 10 (8.77%) Symfony
12 9 (7.89%) JSON
12 9 (7.89%) React
12 9 (7.89%) Sass
12 9 (7.89%) Spring
13 8 (7.02%) .NET
14 7 (6.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (7.89%) Clustering
2 7 (6.14%) Replication
3 5 (4.39%) User Experience
4 4 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.75%) Wiki
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) SCADA
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Linux
2 16 (14.04%) Windows
3 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.51%) CentOS
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Debian
5 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.75%) Unix
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.04%) DevOps
3 13 (11.40%) Scrum
4 12 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (8.77%) TDD
6 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.89%) High Availability
6 9 (7.89%) Project Management
7 8 (7.02%) Microservices
7 8 (7.02%) Migration
8 7 (6.14%) Kanban
8 7 (6.14%) Open Source
8 7 (6.14%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.26%) API Development
9 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.26%) OWASP
9 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.51%) PHP
2 35 (30.70%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.93%) Python
4 16 (14.04%) Java
5 14 (12.28%) SQL
6 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.89%) Ruby
8 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.39%) Scala
11 4 (3.51%) C#
11 4 (3.51%) Perl
12 2 (1.75%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.88%) C++
13 1 (0.88%) ES6
13 1 (0.88%) Go
13 1 (0.88%) Groovy
13 1 (0.88%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 6 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Docker
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) LXC
3 3 (2.63%) Squid
4 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) iptables
4 2 (1.75%) NFS
4 2 (1.75%) Samba
4 2 (1.75%) Varnish
4 2 (1.75%) Xen
5 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.88%) etcd
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.14%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (6.14%) logstash
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (6.14%) Puppet
3 4 (3.51%) Ansible
4 3 (2.63%) Nagios
4 3 (2.63%) Terraform
5 2 (1.75%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.75%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.75%) Kibana
5 2 (1.75%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.75%) Salt
5 2 (1.75%) SELinux
5 2 (1.75%) WMI
6 1 (0.88%) collectd
6 1 (0.88%) Consul
6 1 (0.88%) StatsD
Vendors
1 27 (23.68%) Oracle
2 8 (7.02%) AppDynamics
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.39%) Google
3 5 (4.39%) VMware
4 4 (3.51%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.51%) Zend
5 2 (1.75%) Adobe
5 2 (1.75%) Dynatrace
5 2 (1.75%) HP
5 2 (1.75%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.75%) Splunk
5 2 (1.75%) WSO2
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.88%) Tableau
6 1 (0.88%) WooCommerce